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Following their recent success in local competitions the Band and Corporate Communications team of 121 (Nuneaton) Squadron Air Training Corps where once again pulling out all the stops during the weekend in their attempt to reach the corps national finals.

The Nuneaton based cadets joined forces with teams from other squadrons within the Warwickshire and Birmingham area to compete against five other wing teams at the Central and East Regional field day at Royal Air Force Wittering on Sunday 5th September.

The 121 ( Nuneaton ) Squadron band put on a magnificent display, several new pieces of music had been added to running order. Unfortunately despite all the hard work and preparation their attempt to reach the national finals was unsuccessful, they did however manage a very healthy score, which earned them forth place.

The Nuneaton Squadrons Corporate Communications team however managed to hit the right spot with the judges. In the face of tough opposition from many of the other wing entries the squadron managed to scoop first place on behalf of Warwickshire and Birmingham Wing for the second year running.

Flight Lieutenant Paul Hincks, Corporate Communications officer for 121 Squadron said, "This years competition was a tough one, we were tasked with producing a five minute promotional video which demonstrated the objectives of the Air Training Corps and gave an accurate portrayal of what our Squadron can offer prospective recruits. We hope to be putting our video to the test very soon when we start our next recruitment campaign".

As well as winning the Corporate Communications competition, Warwickshire and Birmingham wing teams from other local squadrons managed to do well in their competitions with another first place going to 194 (Birmingham Small Arms)

Group Captain Jenkins, Officer Commanding RAF Wittering presents Cadet Sergeant Sarah Johnson of 121(Nuneaton) Squadron with the Corporate Communications award.
121(Nuneaton) Squadron Corporate Communications team with their winning entry (from left to right) Flight Lieutenant Paul Hincks, Cadet Sergeant Sarah Johnson and Cadet Corporal Aimée Lockley.
Squadron who come first the Fanfare section of the band competition.

Group Captain Jenkins Officer Commanding Royal Air Force Wittering presented the trophies to the winning teams who will now go forward to represent the Central and East region at national level

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